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Students’ Impressions on the Effectiveness of Online Discussion Forums

Journal: Research in Social Sciences and Technology (Vol.3, No. 1)

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Page : 86-108

Keywords : interaction; Learning; Online discussion forums; Participation; Positive learning experience;

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Purpose: The study has evaluated the effectiveness of online discussion forums among the students of Abu Dhabi University, UAE. Results: The results have shown strong association between positive learning experience and frequency of student participation in discussion forums. However, no statistical significance (p-value=0.306) has been observed among online forums and age of the participants for developing critical thinking skills. Moreover, a significant difference has been identified in students' participation on the effectiveness of online discussion (p-value=0.000). Conclusion: It is concluded that online discussion forums serve as an efficient and effective tool for interaction among the participants.

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